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Event Type Shortages Of Medicine  Date Time 2021-05-24 19:01:00 
Country IN  City Jammu, JK 
Latitude 32.727  Longitude 74.857 
URL https://www.ibtimes.co.in/black-fungus-declared-epidemic-jk-shortage-medicine-cripples-hospitals-details-836662     
[ibtimes.co.in] INDIA - Black Fungus Declared Epidemic In J And K But Shortage Of Medicine Cripples Hospitals

"After detection of four cases including deaths of two patients during the last three days, the Jammu and Kashmir Government on Monday declared Mucormycosis or Black Fungus an epidemic under Section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act 1897."

"Amphotericin-B is an anti-fungal drug that is used in the treatment of a rare infection called Mucormycosis, or Black Fungus. This drug is neither available in government hospitals nor in the market."

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